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Ghostwriting Business Diploma Course

10 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What Will You Learn?

From this course, you will gain a greater understanding of what ghostwriting is and, just as importantly, what it is not, along with finding out about the different types of ghostwriting.

To be a good ghostwriter you don’t necessarily need to have a related degree. The Ghostwriting Business Diploma Course explores education options and provides tips and suggestions on how you can start and improve your writing. It also highlights essential skills required to...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: About Ghostwriting
  • Part 1: Types of Ghostwriting
  • Part 2: Co-Authoring
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Preparing to Ghostwrite
  • Part 1: Education &Background
  • Part 2: Write, Rewrite and Write Again
  • Part 3: Skills Ghostwriters Need
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Where Ghostwriters Work
  • Part 1: Where Ghostwriters Work
  • Part 2: Business Structures
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Starting as a Ghostwriter
  • Part 1: Freelancing via Job Boards
  • Part 2: Showcasing Your Writing
  • Part 3: Ghostwriter Agreements
  • Part 4: Sample Ghostwriter Agreement
  • Part 5: Non-Disclosure Agreement
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Working as a Ghostwriter
  • Part 1: Type of Writing
  • Part 2: Timelines, Deadlines & Milestones
  • Part 3: Difficult Clients
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Pre-Writing
  • Part 1: Research & Pre-Writing
  • Part 2: Interviews
  • Part 3: Plagiarism, Citing and Plagiarism Checkers
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Ghostwriting
  • Part 1: Why it’s Ghost Writing
  • Part 2: Style, Structure & Pizazz
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: Copyright
  • Part 1: Copyright
  • Part 2: Registering Copyrights
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Proofreading, Revising & Editing
  • Part 1: Proofreading
  • Part 2: Revising
  • Part 3: Review your Headlines
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Final Manuscript
  • Part 1: Parts of a Book
  • Part 2: Publishing Choices
  • Module 10 Assessment

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The primary purpose of this course is to provide all the information you need to become a successful ghostwriter, including how to set up a business selling your services. However, much of the course is relevant to non-ghostwriters who wish to improve their writing and learn about important aspects of creating and selling written work.

Accreditations

The Ghostwriting Business Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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